Volunteer Opportunities in New York

We're creating an ever growing list of progressive organizations in New York City actively seeking volunteers.  Find a topic you care about and then find a way to get involved. Don't see what you're looking for? Want to add to the list? Send us an email at info@artistsforactionnyc.com

LGBT

 

 

NYC LGBT Community Center

208 W 13 St
New York, NY 10011

gaycenter.org

 

 

Silvia River a Law Project: legal aid organization serving low-income or people of color who are transgender, intersex and/or gender non-conforming

147 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011

srlp.org

 

 

The Audre Lorde Project: A lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender non-conforming people of color community organizing center, focusing on the New York City area

147 W 24th St #3, New York, NY 10011

alp.org

 

 

The Trevor Project

www.thetrevorproject.org/

 

 

Brooklyn Community Pride Center

4 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201

lgbtbrooklyn.org/

 

 

GLAAD: works with print, broadcast and online news sources to bring people powerful stories from the LGBT community that build support for equality

104 W 29th St #4, New York, NY 10001

www.glaad.org/

 

 

LGBT Bar Association of New York

601 W 26th St #325-20, New York, NY 10001

le-gal.org

 

 

 

WOMEN

 

 

National Organization for Women New York City

now.org

 

 

National Institute for Reproductive Health

www.nirhealth.org/

 

 

NARL Pro- Choice America

470 Park Avenue South7th Floor, New York,NY10016

www.prochoiceamerica.org/

 

 

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) 

www.rainn.org

 

Lady Parts Justice

www.ladypartsjustice.com

 

 

New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault

http://www.svfreenyc.org/

 

 

National Abortion Federation

https://prochoice.org/

 

 

Abortion Care Network

https://www.abortioncarenetwork.org/

 

 

 

 

HEALTH

 

 

Planned Parenthood of NYC 

www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-new-york-city/get-involved-locally

 

Meals on Wheels

https://www.citymeals.org/get-involved

 

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YOUTH/EDUCATION

 

Donorschoose.org

https://www.donorschoose.org/volunteer

 

Art Start

http://www.art-start.org/volunteer/

 

Education Alliance

http://www.edalliance.org/volunteer

 

 

 

IMMIGRATION / REFUGEE CRISIS

 

New Sanctuary Coalition

http://www.newsanctuarynyc.org/get-involved/

 

 

International Rescue Committee: responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives

122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10168

www.rescue.org

 

 

New York Immigration Coalition

131 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001

www.thenyic.org

 

 

Cabrini immigration services of NYC

139 Henry St, New York, NY 10002

cis-nyc.org

 

 

Make The Road New York

http://www.maketheroad.org/whoweare.php

http://www.maketheroad.org/participate_jobs.php

 

 

 

 

CIVIL LIBERTIES AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

 

 

Council on American Islamic Relations New York

46-01 20th Ave, Queens, NY 11105

www.cair-ny.org

 

 

Arab-American Family Support Center

www.aafscny.org

 

 

Fair Housing Justice Center

5 Hanover St #17, New York, NY 10004

www.fairhousingjustice.org

 

 

New York Civil Liberties Union

www.nyclu.org

 

Campaign Zero: Police reform in association with Black Lives Matter

joincampaignzero.org

 

 

Center for Community Alternatives-Innovative Solutions for Justice

 25 Chapel St # 701, Brooklyn, NY 11201

www.communityalternatives.org

 

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence

nyagv.org

 

 

 

CLIMATE CHANGE / ENVIRONMENT / SUSTAINABILITY

 

 

Citizens Climate Lobby

https://citizensclimatelobby.org

 

 

350.org : Climate –focused campaigns, projects, and actions led from the bottom-up

350.org

 

 

Nextgen Climate

https://nextgenclimate.org

 

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org

 

 

DEMOCRATS

 

New York State Democratic Committee

nydems.org

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

dccc.org

http://action.dccc.org/page/s/volunteer